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Civil Engineer

Company: County of Madera
Location: madera
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position County of Madera is establishing a list of qualified applicants for this position. Applications will be accepted continuously until otherwise noted and the list will be used to fill current vacancies in this classification. Applications will remain on file for one year from the date the list is established.
Individuals who possess California State Licensure as a Professional Civil Engineer will receive a 7.5% monthly incentive in addition to the salary advertised above.

This vacancy is within the Department of Public Works, Engineering Services Division in which the successful incumbent will be assigned to the transportation engineering discipline; therefore, preference may be given to candidates with experience and/or training in transportation engineering.
Under general direction, to supervise, assign, coordinate, review, evaluate, and participate in the work of engineering staff responsible for the design and construction of various projects, including roads and bridges, water and waste water systems, and for engineering work associated with refuse disposal; and to do related work as required.

Exercises direct supervision over engineering and other assigned staff. Examples of Duties

Serves as a project manager; supervises, trains, develops and evaluates staff who are responsible for providing engineering services, including, but not limited to the following: preparing and/or reviewing designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates for a variety of projects; administering and processing contract documents for the design, construction, and maintenance of various engineering projects; maintaining project records; initiating field changes; and preparing pay estimates; visits project sites to anticipate and resolve potential problems; writes correspondence and final reports; authors, reviews, and presents various technical documents including feasibility studies and reports which require engineering judgments and evaluations; communicates information and provides guidance to the public and other agencies regarding various engineering design elements and codes; and performs related work as required or as directed by the Public Works Director and/or Deputy Public Works Director.

Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Engineering principles and practices based on advanced mathematics and the physical/ sciences.
  • Structural analysis, hydraulics, transportation, geotechnical, and/or environmental/refuse engineering.
  • Principles, practices and methods of civil engineering as applied to the plans, design and construction of complex roads, bridges, drainage, water and waste water systems, and other facilities and structures.
  • Modern standards of alignment and grade of roads, when applicable.
  • Right of way acquisition and road abandonment procedures, when applicable.
  • Federal, State and local regulations involving project approval for Federal and State funds including but not limited to environmental, design and construction.

Skill to:
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment.
  • Operator a motor vehicle safely.

Ability to:
  • Supervise assigned staff, including professional engineers.
  • Effectively train and evaluate staff.
  • Design, review and prepare engineering plans and specifications for drainage structures, water quality systems, sewer treatment facilities, roads, bridges, and/or other facilities and structures.
  • Prepare cost estimates for engineering projects.
  • Apply principles of logic and scientific reasoning to develop and evaluate alternative courses of action and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Quickly learn and apply various codes, laws, and ordinances.
  • Inspect construction projects for adherence to contracts and specifications.
  • Prepare clear, concise technical engineering reports.
  • Conduct research as it applies to technical engineering.
  • Effectively represent the County to the public, community organizations, and other government agencies.
  • Effectively communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, in the exchange of technical information.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

Experience :
Four (4) years of increasingly responsible engineering experience comparable to that of an Engineer I/II/III with Madera County, including at least one (1) year of lead experience as a licensed professional engineer.

Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil, mechanical, structural or a relevant field of engineering.

Substitution :
Possession of a current, valid license as a Professional Civil Engineer issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists may be substituted for two (2) years of the required education.

  • Possession of a current, valid license as a Professional Civil Engineer issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain by date of appointment, a valid Class 'C' California driver's license.

Special Requirements:
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

Ability to work in a standard office environment including the ability to work outdoors and travel to different sites and locations. Application Process

The application review process will include screening to ensure applications are complete and meet all minimum qualifications. In addition to the application, the applicant is required to complete the Supplemental Questions to further evaluate their education, training and experience relative to the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. Applicants must submit answers that are as complete as possible.

Only qualified applicants who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the examination process which may be administered either by a written examination, oral interview, or any combination of qualifications appraisal determined by the Department of Human Resources to be appropriate. The Department of Human Resources will make reasonable accommodation in the examination process for disabled applicants. If you have an accommodation request, please indicate such on your application. The examination process will include an interview appraisal panel (100% weight). Passing score is 70% out of 100% on each assessment section.


To move forward in the application process, you must complete an online application through our website Please attach to your application a copy of your unofficial transcripts (indicating when degree was awarded), licenses/ certificates or your application may be considered incomplete. Resumes may be uploaded but cannot be used in place of a completed application.

Those applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit a copy of their DD-214 form along with the application. Candidates who attain ranking on an eligible list and are involuntarily called to active duty may be considered for eligibility reinstatement upon their return.

The Civil Service Commission may limit the number of qualified applicants eligible to participate in the examination process. If two or more candidates have the same total final grade on an examination, they shall be ranked in order of their scores in that portion of the examination which has the greatest weight. In case this fails to break the tie, they shall be ranked in the order of filing applications.

Candidates who are successful in all phases of the examination process will be placed on an eligible list, in rank order based on a calculation of their total score from the examination process. Open eligible lists are generally active for a minimum of six (6) months up to a maximum of two (2) years. The duration of the eligible list is determined by Civil Service Commission Rules.

As a condition of employment with the County of Madera, a candidate must submit to a Tuberculosis (TB) screening, and related follow up testing as necessary. Designated classifications* are also subject to a medical examination, which includes a review of medical history. TB screenings and medical exams are administered by the Madera County Public Health Department and/or health care professional designated by the County.

Designated classifications required to submit to an employment medical examination generally include those that are physical in nature or as may be required by law. If you have any questions about the pre-employment requirements, please contact the Department of Human Resources at (559) 675-7705 or .

You will be required to submit verification of your identity and citizenship or legal right to work in the United States at the time of and as a condition of an offer of employment.

Department of Human Resources
200 W. 4th Street, 4th Floor, Madera California 93637
Phone: 559.675.7705
TDD Phone: 559.675.8970
24-Hour Job Line: 559.675.7697

Madera County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, political affiliation, or any other basis protected by Federal or State law.

Keywords: County of Madera, Madera , Civil Engineer, Other , madera, California

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